Monthly Archives: July 2013

Enjoy Folk with Attitude at the Southbank Centre

The Southbank Centre has announced that next month, it'll be joining forces with London music promoters The Nest Collective to present three very special evenings of live music. Each fortnight from August 8th, the Queen Elizabeth Hall's resplendent Roof Garden … Continue reading

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Take a Secret Underground Journey at London Transport Museum

The first ever journey by London Underground took place in 1863, meaning the tube turns 150 this year. To commemorate the big anniversary, the London Transport Museum has made 2013 a bumper year for tube-related attractions – to date, it's … Continue reading

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Thames Festival returns this September

This year's edition of the Thames Festival is fast approaching and organisers are promising a more exciting event than ever before – significantly expanding on their original remit in the hopes of creating one of the world's biggest river-focused arts … Continue reading

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See the Complete Works of Shakespeare in 97 minutes

Fans of William Shakespeare have no shortage of opportunities to see the Bard's works performed on the London stage. This summer, for instance, the Globe alone is putting on star-studded productions of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Macbeth and all three … Continue reading

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Eykyn Maclean gallery announces autumn Van Gogh exhibition

Art-lovers planning romantic London getaways this autumn should take note that come the end of September, they'll be able to visit a major new exhibition of works by the Post-Impressionist master Vincent van Gogh. Gallery Eykyn Maclean has announced that … Continue reading

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Posh Comforts and Delightful Meals

If basking in real comfort is what you are looking for, make sure you book a stay in Luxury hotels London. These enable you to have the best and most comforting of stays possible in London. Most of the stay … Continue reading

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The Immense Potential of Tom Odell

Coming from Chichester, the 22-year old Tome Odell with his boyish blond locks and well-meaning grin has become the first male winner of the Brits’ ‘Critics’ choice award. The earlier awardees are Adele, Emeli Sande and Jessie J. He had … Continue reading

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‘A new industrial revolution’ coming to the Design Museum

The Design Museum, located in Shad Thames, is one of London's finest venues for learning about contemporary industrial design and architecture – whether you're interested in recent innovations or emerging technologies that are expected to transform the way we live. … Continue reading

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Join the Tower of London for an archaeological extravaganza

Every year, the Tower of London invites budding archaeologists to assemble on the fortress's riverside foreshore, where they can spend two days getting intimate with history in the company of professional conservators and curators. This is the Tower's annual Archaeology … Continue reading

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Trafalgar Studios’ The Hothouse wraps up next month

Nobel Prize-winning British playwright Harold Pinter wrote The Hothouse relatively early in his career – it's roughly contemporaneous with The Birthday Party. After that play was poorly received, however, he shelved it for nearly two decades. When it was finally … Continue reading

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Open East Festival celebrates one year since the Olympics

Nearly a whole year has passed since London was lit up with the 2012 Olympics. Since then, the London Legacy Development Corporation has been hard at work transforming the Games' Stratford venue into the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – efforts … Continue reading

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Alexandra Park announces 150th birthday celebrations

Alexandra Park was the brainchild of Victorian landscape architect Alexander McKenzie, who conceived the resplendent North London venue some 150 years ago. To this day, the park's 196 acres of Grade II-listed parkland are frequented by tourists and locals alike … Continue reading

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